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Last Updated 1-15-20

Mullins, Willow G. and Puja Batra-Wells, eds. 2019. The Folklorist in the Marketplace: Conversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics. Logan: Utah State University Press.

Weber, Dana A. 2019. Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.

Best, Anita, Martin Lovelace, and Pauline Greenhill, eds. 2019. Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat: Fairy Tales from a Living Oral Tradition. Logan: Utah State University Press.

Thompson, Tok. 2019. Posthuman Folklore. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Kitta, Andrea. 2019. The Kiss of Death: Contagion, Contamination, and Folklore. Logan: Utah State University Press.

Davis, Susan G. 2019. Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman. University of Illinois Press.

Blank, Trevor and Lynne S. McNeill. 2018. The Slenderman is Coming: Creepypasta and Contemporary Internet Legends. Logan: Utah State University Press.

Ingram, Shelley, Willow G. Mullins, and Todd Richardson. 2019. Implied Nowhere: Absence in Folklore Studies. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Sarkissian, Margaret and Ted Solis. 2019. Living Ethnomusicology: Paths and Practices. University of Illinois Press.

Stokes, Ashli Queensbury and Wendy Atkins-Sayre. 2016. Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South. Jackson” University Press of Mississippi.

Tkacz, Nathaniel. 2015. Wikipedia and the Politics of Openness. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Stamey, Emily. Dread and Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World.

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